I had the Essure procedure done in March of this year, and as directed, I went back for the test they perform after 3 months - they basically inject a dye inside the uterus to see if any of it flows up the fallopian tubes - if it does not, you are blocked and can have all the fun you want. If you are unsure about the effectiveness, contact the doctor who performed the Essure and ask for a CIS test - mine was covered by insurance - they run about $500 if you are uninsured, but it's sure a lot cheaper than a baby! Good luck, Judy
hi amber ihad the essure procedure done in aug 09 there was a little pain when they done the procedure that was all. so far no pregancies i have a dec 8 appt. to check if i'm 100% blocked my husband could wait another 2 weeks so we had unprotected sex a few times already but i'm not worried we waited for the better part of the three months i'm glad i did the procedure no worries about if i'm late no pills and no patches
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